Hong Kong stocks plunge to level not seen since 2016 as worries grow world is falling into recession over coronavirus

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Funeral service workers push a coffin to place in a boat after a mass at the Murano island in Venice, Italy, on March 3, 2020. Photo: Associated Press

Good morning, traders --

The Hang Seng had another 1,000-plus point fall, ending down nearly 5 per cent. China stocks fell as well.

Catch up on the day's action below.

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